'''Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle''' Venerable Order of Saint John|KStJ
, Deputy Lieutenant|DL
(22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish writer and physician, most noted for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes
and writing stories about him which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction
He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger
, and for popularising the mystery of the ''Mary Celeste
''. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.